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Eight Real coin minted in Mexico c 1650

Date: c 1650
Dimensions:
Overall: 1530 g, 40 mm
Medium: Silver
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Transferred from Australian Netherlands Committee on Old Dutch Shipwrecks
Classification:Coins and medals
Object Name: Coin
Object No: 00046463

User Terms

    SignificanceAssociated with the oldest Dutch shipwreck discovered on the Australian coast this silver coin is representative of European presence near the Australian continent in the 17th century.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Eight Real coin minted in Mexico c 1650 excavated from the VERGULDE-DRAECK wreck

    Collection title: ANCODS (Australian Netherlands Committee on Old Dutch Shipwrecks) collection

    Assigned title: Eight Real coin minted in Mexico c 1650

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